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David Dunbar Buick

David Dunbar Buick Biography

Entrepreneur


ABOUT
Scottish-American inventor, mechanic, and entrepreneur who founded the Buick Motor Company.
BEFORE FAME
He worked in his younger years for a plumbing manufacturing business and also invented and patented a lawn sprinkler before turning his attention to internal combustion engines.

FAMILY LIFE
He moved with his family from Scotland to Detroit, Michigan, when he was two years old.
ASSOCIATED WITH
His company was incorporated into the General Motors Company by William Durant.
TRIVIA
His Buick Motor Company could not have existed without the help of financier Benjamin Briscoe.

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